About Stewart Lansley
Lansley is a visiting fellow in the School of Policy Studies, the University of Bristol. He is a Council member of the Progressive Economy Forum, an Elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and has written widely on poverty, wealth and inequality. His latest book is "The Richer, The Poorer, How Britain Enriched the Few and Failed the Poor, a 200-year history", Bristol University Press (bristoluniversitypress.co.uk).
Finance Income Inequality Squeezed Middle
It is almost 70 years since Simon Kuznets theorised that growing prosperity would bring first rising and then falling inequality. But from the early 1980s the process of equalisation was set in reverse, and while the impact of inequality has been acknowledged the political and corporate response has been one of inertia. Banner: Shutterstock/MDV Edwards